Accredited at “A++” grade (highest level as per modified criteria notified on 27.07.2017) by NAAC and Conferred “University with Potential for Excellence” status by UGC

Department :  Punjab School of Economics

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Name:Dr. Baljit Kaur
Areas of Interest / SpecializationPublic Finance, Quantitative Techniques
Best Ten Publications:1. Amarjit Singh Sethi and Baljit Kaur (2004) "Public Expenditure and National Income in India: An Investigation of Structural Changes and Causality" The Journal of income and wealth, Vol.26, No. 1&2, pp:45-57. 2. Baljit Kaur and Amarjit Singh Sethi (2007) "Liberalisation and Social Sector Expenditure: An Inter-state Analysis in India" The Journal of income and wealth, Vol.29, No. 1, pp:79-92. 3. Amarjit Singh Sethi and Baljit Kaur (2008) "Social Sector Expenditure in India: An Examination of Inter-state Divergences" The Indian Economic Association 91stConference Volume, pp:229-41. 4. Amarjit Singh Sethi and Baljit Kaur (2012) "Are Indian States Converging on Public Expenditure? An Empirical Evidence" The Journal of income and wealth, Vol.34, No.2, pp.73-88, earlier included in full in the proceedings of Annual Conference of Indian Association for Research in National Income and Wealth, held at Puducherry, March 15-16,2012. 5. Amandeep Kaur and Baljit Kaur (2014) " The Problem of Debt Sustainability for Kerala, Punjab and West Bengal" included in book entitled ‘Dynamics of International Finance in Global South" published by Excel India Publishers, New Delhi (ISBN: 978-93-83-842-81-0). 6. Amarjit Singh Sethi and Baljit Kaur (2014) " Public Expenditure on the Education Sector in Punjab: A Comparison With Some Adjoining States" included in book entitled ‘ Punjab’s Economic Development in the Era of Globalisation’ published by LG Publishers Distributors, Delhi (ISBN: 978-93-83723-03-4).
Awards and Honours: Two research papers were awarded as as best paper presentations in two conferences.